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Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. I bought the DWA wireless adapter. No – It doesn’t work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work. Installing Windows drivers via ndiswrapper reportedly fails. Driver sources are GPL, but attached firmware files apparently carry no explicit license. The max point reward for answering a question is You can get it from http:

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I installed it a week ago, with both ethernet cable and DWA pluged in.

Feb 19, Canonical Ltd. Other question is there any way for the driver to work under ubuntu Hi revblk, I’m having the exact same problem as you. Try uninstalling ndiswrapper drivers, and see if Ubuntu detects itself vwa-142 device. The latest drivers are Vista compatible, they can be downloaded from: Works with Knetworkmanager on WPA.

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I bought the DWA wireless adapter. Both LEDs working properly.

Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. Windows drivers solve the fluctuation, but there are eventual system freezing with ndiswrapper. You can get it from http: If that still shows no such command you may need to ensure that the pci-utils and usb-utils packages are installed.


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Les Dickinson Level 3 Expert Answers. Well the good news is that it cwa-142 like your old adapter will also work under NDIS-Wrapper, I even have 1 report of it working under Ubuntu. Worked after tweaking settings as described here with Ubuntu Automatically detected, works with and without WEP. The email address entered is already associated to an account. Results 1 to 4 of 4.

I think this puppy is toast. Refer to this forum post. Should work after reboot, including WPA support. What make and model is the old adapter? Full details on getting this card working in Ubuntu linuz here and here.

Works in Dwa-42 just configure it from the gnome network config toolthough it isn’t recognized during installation. The D-Link card was detected on boot, and the network just connected with no additional actions required. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.


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I have an internal NIC, but this tower lives in a different room that the router, making jacking into the router infeasible for long periods of time. Login to post Please use English characters only. Installing Windows drivers via ndiswrapper reportedly fails.

Two things might happen now either ubuntu will download the drivers it needs or it will provide you with a list of the drivers on your computer allowing you to choose one. Posted on Sep 19, It’s worth a thousand words. Has issues with Natty amd